Top 9 in Cosmo!

It’s time to toot my horn a bit, because after only trading for 18 months, Brides With Curves has been named in Cosmopolitan as one of the top 9 plus-size bridal shops in the UK and Ireland! Yep, as the South Coast’s first plus-size wedding dress specialists, I was...

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Curves in London

Last month my girls and I hit the Big Smoke to attend the awesome London Bridal Week, and you won’t be surprised to hear that we decided to mix business with pleasure. An opportunity to hit the streets of London was just too good an opportunity to miss! So, we skipped...

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Budget-friendly Valentine’s ideas for the Bride-To-Be

For all you brides-to-be who are tying the knot this year, today will be your last Valentine’s Day as an engaged couple… and we think you should make the most of it! Before you scream at your screen ‘We’re saving for the wedding, dagnammit!’ listen up, because we’ve...

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BIC Wedding Show – come & say hello!

The goodies have arrived and we're all ready for the first show of 2018! Come along and say 'Hi' to the team and see what fabulous offers we have for you! 9th, 10th & 11th February at the Bournemouth International Centre. See you there!  

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Last minute Christmas quirks for your wedding day

Without wanting to sound too manically over-excited…  It's Chriiiiiiistmas! Yep, ‘tis the season to be jolly, especially if you’ve decided to tie the knot under a Christmas tree. Whilst we’re sure you’ve wedding planned your way into the stratosphere, there’s always...

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Our Brides are our prize

The last few weeks have been a bit of a rollercoaster. Here’s the lowdown… To my utter amazement, I was chosen as a finalist for the Best Bridal Retailer at the Dorset Wedding Suppliers Awards 2017… despite only trading for one year! Once the shock had worn off, I...

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We’ve got a thing for the bling …

Let’s talk accessories. Beautiful, jaw-dropping accessories. Accessories that elevate a wedding gown into the stratosphere. Accessories that turn your wedding day confidence up ten notches. Accessories that make your sister-in-law’s eyes widen in envy. Accessories...

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How to radiate confidence on your wedding day

Listen up all you big and beautiful brides-to-be: it’s time for a pep talk. Because as your wedding day looms, we’re pretty sure those insecurities are going to start bubbling to the surface, hell-bent on slashing down your confidence and ruining what should be the...

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Why high street wedding shops fail the fuller-figure

Any curvy bride-to-be who’s braved the high street wedding shops will know that their range of plus-size wedding dresses is, um… how can we put this politely? Minimal. That’s because as much as they profess to cater to the fuller-figure, they really only skim the...

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Calling all curvy bridesmaids! This one’s for you …

OK, so you’re sharing a bottle of wine with your best friend when she turns to you teary-eyed and asks you to be her bridesmaid. With a rush of excitement (followed by high-pitched squeals and red-faced embraces) you enthusiastically agree. But, oh lord! It looks as...

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Brides with Curves

12 Parkstone Road
Poole, Dorset
BH15 2PG

01202 937561

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Private daytime or evening, weekday or weekend appointments available

The bridal dress shopping experience of your dreams. By arrangement, please contact Kelly

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